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Can Job is now on Smashwords, Amazon, Barnes and Noble

Slowly, slowly making progress!!! I’ve now uploaded my first indie-published novel, Can Job, to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and now Smashwords. Cost is $2.99. It’s only available as an ebook now, but soon I’ll have a print edition out as … Continue reading

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Would you join an ebook review exchange club?

I have an idea to help new ebook writers (novelists, to start) get reviews on places like Amazon and B&N. Here’s how it would work. A writer with a published e-novel would submit a review copy to me. The writer … Continue reading

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Pop goes the book bubble

In NY Daily News, Alexander Nazaryan — writing about Border’s troubles — makes an this observation: What happened to real estate is now happening to books: An industry colluded to push an overpriced product on a public whose purse strings … Continue reading

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The future of print books

Ed Driscoll’s blogging at Pajama’s Media about the latest news from Borders. Which isn’t good. In the comments, no surprise, the conversation turns to the future of print books. Here’s my prediction. Print books are going to be around but … Continue reading

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Kindling

A little over a year ago, my dad bought a Kindle. If you knew my dad, you’d know he was a gadget-loving sort of guy. He loves being the first around to own that new thing with the plugs and … Continue reading

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Reading for its own sake

Column in the LA Times by David Ulin. Title: The Lost Art of Reading. The predicament: Ulin was a voracious reader but today finds that he’s having trouble reading books. These days, however, after spending hours reading e-mails and fielding … Continue reading

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Books that are really ideas

Via a comment on Ann Althouse’s blog, I skipped over today to this review in the London Times of an essay titled Comment parler des livres que l’on n’a pas lus (“How to discuss books that one hasn’t read”), which … Continue reading

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